Russian-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas ten times

Russian-led forces violate ceasefire in Donbas ten times

Ukrinform
On February 20, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine ten times.

“The enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars banned under the Minsk agreements, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and small arms to fire on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

In the zone of action of tactical force “East”, the Russian-led forces used 120mm mortars, weapons on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns to shell Ukrainian positions near Novomykhailivka (28km south-west of Donetsk); 82mm mortars, automatic mounted grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms – outside Pyshchevyk (25km north-east of Mariupol); 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns – in the area of Pavlopil (25km north-west of Mariupol); heavy machine guns and small arms – outside Marinka (23km south-west of Donetsk); 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of different systems and heavy machine guns – in the area of Lebedynske (16km east of Mariupol); mounted antitank grenade launcher, heavy machine guns and small arms – near Krasnohorivka (21km west of Donetsk); under-barrel grenade launchers and small arms – outside Starohnativka (51km south of Donetsk).

In the zone of action of tactical force “North”, the enemy fired 120mm mortars and mounted antitank grenade launcher on Ukrainian positions near Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk).

No casualties among Ukrainian troops were reported over the past day.

Today, the Russian-occupation troops have already launched four attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

ol


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and to the website of a foreign media outlet. Citing and using materials in offline media, mobile apps, Smart TV are allowed only with written permission from Ukrinform. News and publications marked as "Advertisement" and "PR" and articles in the section "Releases" include promoted content, and an advertiser is responsible for the content.

© 2015-2020 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica

Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-